On May 16, Spanish pic distributor Francisco Hoyos, a party-hearty phenomenon, at last found temporary rest: Under general anesthetic, he was given a triple bypass at a Madrid hospital. Spectacularly…
Hollywood's creative communities may be relieved now that it appears labor peace is assured. Yet there's a forgotten victim in this strike-warped landscape: the post-production biz.
Two leading film companies are joining forces on the first Czech-Chinese co-production, and one of the first Chinese co-ventures in Europe.
Loews Cineplex, currently caught in a bankruptcy court showdown between two groups vying for control of the giant circuit, Monday revealed that its annual loss broadened to $436.2 million from…
With "Pearl Harbor" waiting in the wings, "The Mummy Returns" has officially rung in the popcorn season, trailblazing Hollywood's big-budget summer assault overseas, last week charging into 21…
Memorial Day turned out to be memorable indeed for studio distribs, as Monday grosses put the four-day holiday frame into the record books as the biggest box office weekend in history.
"Dark Blue World" cast a golden glow on the Czech box office in its opening weekend. The film, by Oscar winner Jan Sverak ("Kolya"), broke previous opening weekend records with nearly 89,000…
This time at the polls, the stars saw stars. Following on the heels of the January ouster of president Joseph Estrada -- a former movie star -- on charges of graft and numbers running, Philippine…
"The Animal" evokes the meeker, milder side of the gross-out comedy species. The notion of a comedy based on a guy being controlled by surgically inserted animal organs should conjure up the worst…
New Line Cinema has pacted with German financier LHI Leasing to raise 113 million euros ($96 million) to back pics "Blade 2" and "All About the Benjamins."
A key figure in the Kazakh new wave, Darejan Omirbaev established a reputation on the festival circuit with his Bressonian dramas "Cardiogram" and "Killer." Helmer's "The Road" is a less accessible…